Can a relationship/marriage survive after one of the partners is betrayed?
Yes! The relationship itself can survive for many years to come, but we can’t say the same about the quality of trust or love. You may hear many couples who dealt with infidelity say that they discovered ways to fall in love with each other again after the distress caused by an affair.
However, it is less probable that love is the actual reason why people choose to remain in the marriage/relationship:
With the development of feminism, we can notice a series of misconceptions and hatred towards men that seem to increase from day to day.
Undoubtedly, the emancipation of women has brought a significant change and a new facade to our society, giving women the chance to education, the chance to be heard and valued. But as the empowerment of women increases, the society seems to subtly belittle and demonize men.
The term “emotional intelligence” was first used in an article in 1990 by the psychologists Peter Salovey and John Mayer. Although this term is relatively new, the concept of emotional intelligence can be seen in the affirmation of Socrates (470-399 BC) “Know Yourself”. In the Bible, both in the Old and New Testaments, “Do to others as you would have them do” and “Love your neighbours as yourself” can be seen as elements of Emotional Intelligence.
Easter is only a few days away and before rushing to the supermarket to purchase hot cross buns or chocolate bunnies, we should perhaps reflect on the real meaning of Easter, understand its importance in our spiritual growth and how to use it as a moment of spiritual reflection.
Being a parent is an extraordinary experience, but at times, it can be a very difficult one. It is a full-time job, in which you are 24 hours a day dedicating a great deal of your time and energy. But rest assured, that parenthood is also filled with many joyful moments next to your little ones. There is no relationship in this world as complex and strong as the relationship between parents and their child.
Sometimes forgiving somebody can be difficult, especially when those who hurt you are precisely those you love, trust or helped the most. Disappointment, confusion, anger or sadness can be experienced all at once when we are hurt.
To some point in our lives, we all hopelessly fall in love or feel uncontrollably attracted to somebody to the point of where we no longer have a control of our feelings or of our body’s reactions. Daydreaming, sweaty hands, increased heartbeat, flushed red cheeks and heavy breathing are few of the signs that we are in love.